FG Explains Why President Buhari is yet to Sign 2018 Budget

President Mohammadu Buhari

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, on Monday explained why President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to sign budget

Udoma while speaking with journalists after meeting with the president disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari is reviewing the 2018 Appropriation Bill recently passed by the national Assembly.

“The President is currently reviewing the budget, and as you know, we have a minimum window of 30 days.

“The president is currently reviewing it and as soon as he is through, he will sign it. That is what l can tell you for now.”

It would  be recalled that the National Assembly had last month passed the 2018 budget, increasing the proposal of N8.612 trillion presented by Buhari in December last year to N9.120 trillion.

The passed Appropriation Bill was transmitted to President Buhari penultimate Friday.

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